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Material and methods

Kahiluoto, Helena; Kakriainen, Salla; Granstedt, Artur and Sumelius, John (2006) Material and methods. In: Kahiluoto, Helena; Berg, Per G.; Granstedt, Artur; Fischer, Holger and Thomsson, Olof (Eds.) The power of local - sustainable food systems around the Baltic sea : interdisciplinary synthesis of the BERAS project. Baltic Ecological Recycling Agriculture and Society (BERAS), no. 7. Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences , Centre for Sustainable Agriculture, pp. 23-31.

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This chapter introduces the cases and the disciplinary approaches and methods. The BERAS study had a case study approach, and this report presents the interdisciplinary synthesis of the multidisciplinary study. Ultimately, the BERAS study attempted to clarify the potential impacts of enhanced localisation and recycling rather than to compare the average status of the present local, organic food systems and organic farms with the dominant food systems and agriculture.

EPrint Type:Report chapter
Keywords:research methods, interdisciplinary research, research material, organic farming, sustainable agriculture, food systems, local food
Subjects: Food systems > Markets and trade
Food systems > Recycling, balancing and resource management
Research affiliation: Sweden
Finland > Univ. Helsinki > Rural Research
Finland > Luke Natural Resources Institute > Ecological Production
Related Links:http://www.cul.slu.se/information/publik/BERAS_slutrapport.pdf
Deposited By: Koistinen, Riitta
ID Code:8776
Deposited On:26 Jun 2006
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:33
Document Language:English
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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